Video: Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma share their bus ride experience
With ‘Sui Dhaaga: Made in India’, Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma will be seen together in a film for the first time. The two actors play Mauji and Mamta, a tailor and an embroiderer, respectively, who dream to make a name for themselves. For one particular scene in the film, Sharat wanted the two actors to travel sitting on the roof of a public bus!
Varun, who has traveled in a bus, hasn’t done so while sitting on its roof. “We shot for about two days while sitting on the roof of a crowded moving bus. People in small towns sit on the top of buses because they are always overcrowded and bus service isn’t as frequent as in cities. So, they have to get on it come what may,” Varun said.
He added, “The bus scene brings focus on the daily struggles of people living in the small towns of India. It brings to focus their determination and courage and belief. It is one of the most iconic scenes in the movie.”
Anushka said, “Sharat has exceptional eye for detail. The scenes of struggle, the spirit of self-belief in people living in such towns in India – these visuals are etched in Sharat’s mind and he wanted to present the everyday life in rural India with perfection and authenticity. He wants audiences to understand the courage that people from such parts of India have.”
“He wants audiences to believe in Mauji and Mamta. The bus scene shows how these two characters find support and love in each other to believe that they could make a name for themselves and realise their dreams,” she added.
‘Sui Dhaaga’ brings together National Award winning producer-director combo of Maneesh Sharma and Sharat Katariya after their blockbuster ‘Dum Laga Ke Haisha’. ‘Sui Dhaaga: Made in India’ is set to release on September 28, 2018.